AuthorMike EgrieCategoryDifficultyIntermediate
Jerk Marinated Turkey Legs with Mango Glazed Sweet Potatoes
Yields8 Servings
Prep Time15 minsCook Time1 hrTotal Time1 hr 15 mins
 1 cup mango nectar, divided
 ½ cup less sodium soy sauce
 ¼ cup plus 2 tablespoons avocado oil, divided
 ¼ cup mild jerk seasoning
 8 turkey legs
 4 large sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces
 1 tbsp plus 1 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme
 1 tsp smoked paprika
 ½ tsp ground cayenne pepper
1

In medium bowl; whisk 1/2 cup mango nectar, soy sauce, 1/4 cup oil and seasoning; divide into 2 large zip-top plastic bags. Add 4 turkey legs to each bag; seal bags, pressing out excess air. Massage turkey in bags to coat and refrigerate at least 2 or up to 4 hours.

2

Preheat oven to 375°; line 3 rimmed baking pans with parchment paper. Remove turkey from marinade; discard marinade. Place turkey on 2 prepared pans; roast 30 minutes.

3

In large bowl, toss potatoes, thyme, paprika, pepper, 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt, and remaining 1/2 cup mango nectar and 2 tablespoons oil; spread onto remaining prepared pan. Turn turkey legs; roast turkey legs and potato mixture 30 minutes or until internal temperature of turkey legs reaches 165° and potatoes are golden brown and tender, stirring once. Makes about 4 cups.

4

Serve turkey legs with potato mixture.

Ingredients

 1 cup mango nectar, divided
 ½ cup less sodium soy sauce
 ¼ cup plus 2 tablespoons avocado oil, divided
 ¼ cup mild jerk seasoning
 8 turkey legs
 4 large sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces
 1 tbsp plus 1 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme
 1 tsp smoked paprika
 ½ tsp ground cayenne pepper

Directions

1

In medium bowl; whisk 1/2 cup mango nectar, soy sauce, 1/4 cup oil and seasoning; divide into 2 large zip-top plastic bags. Add 4 turkey legs to each bag; seal bags, pressing out excess air. Massage turkey in bags to coat and refrigerate at least 2 or up to 4 hours.

2

Preheat oven to 375°; line 3 rimmed baking pans with parchment paper. Remove turkey from marinade; discard marinade. Place turkey on 2 prepared pans; roast 30 minutes.

3

In large bowl, toss potatoes, thyme, paprika, pepper, 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt, and remaining 1/2 cup mango nectar and 2 tablespoons oil; spread onto remaining prepared pan. Turn turkey legs; roast turkey legs and potato mixture 30 minutes or until internal temperature of turkey legs reaches 165° and potatoes are golden brown and tender, stirring once. Makes about 4 cups.

4

Serve turkey legs with potato mixture.

Jerk Marinated Turkey Legs with Mango Glazed Sweet Potatoes
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